Carolyn Courtney

Carolyn Courtney

Title: Librarian
Company: Hale Center Independent School District
Location: Plainview, Texas, United States

Carolyn Courtney, Librarian at Hale Center Independent School District, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of secondary education.

With immense knowledge and an ever greater love for her students, Ms. Courtney has been an invaluable member of the Hale Center Independent School District. She served as a fifth grade teacher from 1970 to 1977 before assuming the position of school librarian from 1977 until her retirement in 2012. Inspired by her superb teachers as well as family members who taught, she earned a Master of Education from West Texas State College and librarian certification in elementary and secondary schools. Though Ms. Courtney does not currently serve as a librarian, she has been a member of the board of directors of Plainview Community Concerts since 2000.

Ms. Courtney experienced unyielding joy throughout her time with the Hale Center Independent School District, particularly loving when seniors needed her help writing term papers. Working with the students and witnessing the papers’ inceptions to their eventual completions, she always marveled at her students’ progress and dedication to education. She betters any organization with which she is affiliated and has been inducted into numerous groups such as the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Texas Classroom Teachers Association, the League of Women Voters and Delta Kappa Gamma, serving as its president since 2002. In recognition of her success, Ms. Courtney has received the coveted The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.

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